Junior In-House Commercial Legal Counsel

Hays Legal
£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
01 Mar 2018
29 Mar 2018
Harriet Chapman
Practice area
Company and commercial
Legal counsel
Full time
Contract type

Junior In House Commercial Legal Counsel Job in Wiltshire

Your new company
Market leaders, this company pride themselves on their vibrant culture, latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting their vibrant spirit. Based in Wiltshire, their legal team are geared towards creativity, innovation and ambition. This is a great opportunity for a commercial lawyer to be part of an active and engaged team committed to enabling continued commercial success.

Your new role
This is a key role for the business and the post holder will be accountable for providing advice and support on legal issues across the business. This is a true ''in-house'' role, with a particular emphasis on retailer and supplier contracts; your remit will include commercial, marketing, sales and development to name but a few.

What you need to succeed
You will have a minimum of 6 months post qualification experience and should have a solid background in commercial law and an ability to apply that knowledge in a practical and pragmatic way. You will have an appetite to learn new skills coupled with strong drafting skills and experience of contract negotiation. Commercial experience gained in house during a secondment or post-training is desirable.

What you will get in return
This is a great opportunity for an ambitious junior lawyer to join a contemporary business focused on making change happen and handle quality work. You will enjoy a competitive salary, a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. On top of this you can expect rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities.

What you need to do now
If you are interested in applying for this position click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us on 0117 930 4430. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new role, please contact Harriet Chapman in complete confidence at Hays. We would expect a lawyer with the given PQE to have gained the level of experience required, but this does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

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